McGuire Sponsel Blog Archive

How Iowa’s R&D Program could Impact Location Decisions

Iowa provided more than 200 companies with tax credit refunds in 2016 in connection to a state program. In total, 207 companies received more than $40 million in state tax credit refunds last year...

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Missouri Jobs Report – How Missouri Competes for Business

Missouri Jobs Report – How Missouri Competes for Business According to new Missouri Civilian Labor Force Data, the unemployment rate in the Show Me state, now sits at 3.9 percent [1]. This...

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Minimize State and Local Tax with Negotiated Credits & Incentives

Payroll tax credits, workforce training grants, infrastructure grants, property tax abatements and tax increment financing are just a few of the tools that state and local economic development...

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JobsOhio Year-in-Review and Guidance

JobsOhio has $441 million in cash and investments on hand. With 2016 projects yielding the fewest job creation numbers since 2013, businesses looking to expand in 2017 should have Ohio’s economy and...

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Is Chicago an “Emerging” City?

Given the size and age of Chicago, it is hard to believe the term “emerging” could be tied to the city. However, that is exactly what a recent study by Modis found. To be more specific, this...

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